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Little Seoul

San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 2232 5551
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good40%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
12 Jun 2017
“Brutally bad.”
31 Mar 2017
“Great Korean food”
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Sushi, Asian, Korean, Japanese
$$ - $$$
San Jose, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 22 reviews

Reviewed 13 June 2017

I went there for lunch because Plaza Mayor was full. I was on my lunch break. I thought what the heck, I'll eat here. Paid 15 dollars for lunch. Food was ridiculously bad. Place looks rundown, like no one has done anything in the last...More

Thank MrWinnito
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Its not often that you find good cuisine from another country unless you are in that country. Little Seoul is different. Genuinely tastes like authentic Korean food. Homemade kimchi was excellent!

Thank hotelmagellaninn
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Reallly delicious food, a mix of korean and japanese! The rolls were amazing and of a considerable size!

Thank Esteban C
Reviewed 10 November 2015

This place has remained quality a long time and was one of the first restaurants in Costa Rica with Sushi on the menu. But, it's a Korean joint so you got to order the Bulgogi. It's the best, the real deal not some PF Changs...More

Thank Tommy B
Reviewed 18 January 2015

We went to this restaurant for sushi, not Korean food. The sushi was of good quality, fresh fish and the miso soup as well as the seaweed salad were excellent. The sushi was well prepared and the fish was fresh. If in San Jose and...More

Thank LoveToTravelNJ63
Reviewed 4 June 2014

I spend 6 months in Costa Rica every year. Always craving for Korean food I grew up with, and I couldn't believe how tasty, good quality food they serve. Price is a little high, but I know how the cost of living is in Costa...More

2  Thank Hyon F
Reviewed 31 August 2013

I tried the Korean food and it was amaaazinnngggg. One of the best I've tried. They are not so cheap, but the quality of the food is high. The srevices has always been impressive and excellent. Be careful with the levels of spice that you...More

Thank Maria A
Reviewed 10 June 2013

The selection of dishes is Impressive and the service is always excellent. We always enjoy eating there.

1  Thank crafterincr
Reviewed 7 March 2013

Try must try... all items I have tried were delicious and I would recommend to friends and family. Make sure to ask for medium spicy

1  Thank Iflycostarica
Reviewed 18 January 2013

Little Seoul is a great taste of Korea in San José. Like most "exotic" restaurantes in Costa Rica it is a bit expensive and the most extreme flavors (kimchi) have been toned down a bit, but everything is still very delicious, fresh, and the service...More

1  Thank SCCR506
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2232 5551
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